2 NIC + WinXP -> Router. possible? how?

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  1. fifidong

    fifidong Active Member

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    If i install two network cards on a single computer, I know linux is capable of making your server into a router.. is this possible on WinXP? If so how?


    Cable modem <-----> (NIC#1) Computer (NIC#2) <-----> Hub/Comp/Router?


    plz help. thx :bigthumb:
     
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    and how about Win2k?
     
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    nm found ICS!
     
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    Rob OT Supporter

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    :werd: ICS will do it for you very easily. Just make sure you firewall and update you machine that is exposed to the public side.
     
  5. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    winXP as a router? that gives me heartburn
     
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    ChosenGSR Mama always said you'd be the chosen one

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    I had that setup for years, but it wasn't XP it was OpenBSD hehe :)
     
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    It would be safer, easier and lesser headaches to just buy a router like frfrom Linksys or Netgear.
    For one thing, no XP bull to get in the way and screw things up..the way Xp loves to do. Plus you don't have worry about having to have the XP/router system on and running just so the other system can use the cable modem
     
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    I have router but it's bitch. I wanna make a server on server, and screw the other computers on WAN
     

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